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France, Islam and Free Speech

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Foreign Policy recommends: Vox's Worldly

In the last episode of 2020, Foreign Policy Playlist suggests Vox’s Worldly, a podcast that discusses one issue each week to help you make sense of the world around you.

Worldly’s co-host Jennifer Williams talks to Jonathan Tepperman about their recent episode where she and her co-hosts discuss French President Emmanuel Macron’s quest to further integrate Muslims into French society and what that means for freedom of expression. This comes in the wake over national outrage after an 18-year old extremist beheaded a middle school history teacher who’d shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in his lesson on free speech.

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About Foreign Policy Playlist:  We’re rolling out a new podcast called Foreign Policy Playlist. We hope you’ll give it a listen. Each week, Foreign Policy’s national security and intelligence reporter Amy Mackinnon will recommend one podcast from around the world and play an excerpt.  The curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom.  FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. You can download a new episode each Wednesday on Apple, Spotify, and all the other usual places.  See All Episodes

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